ERIC Number: ED222387
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Gaddy, Carol T., Ed.; Wells, Kathy, Ed.
This collection of reprints offers practical solutions, not readily available elsewhere, to everyday energy problems, such as high utility bills, insulating windows, getting more gas mileage, or buying a more efficient washer or refrigerator. The Arkansas Energy Office provides a weekly column of energy news and conservation tips to newspapers, trade journals, company newsletters, and interested individuals. Selected columns are provided in the first section. Topics include: industrial oil recycling/management; conservation in small business; conservation in farming; recycling; firewood; automobile conservation; electricity users; the envelope home; heat-pump efficiency; heat pumps; electric blankets; conserving natural gas; solar house plans; turbine vents; air-conditioners; and indoor pollution. The next sections provide information/tips on appliance energy conservation (washers, refrigerators, stoves, clothes dryers, air-conditioners, and dishwashers) and Energy Guides, followed by tips originally published by other states. These include science fair ideas, school tips, an energy checklist for buying a home, energy conservation in a rural home, the Audubon Energy Plan, and sample Energygrams published by Technical Information Center of the U.S. Department of Energy. Instructions for constructing a mobile home greenhouse, window insulation directory and addresses of state energy offices are also provided. (Author/JN)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Arkansas State Energy Office, Little Rock.
Identifiers: Arkansas; Energy Education